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  • How to teach kids to support Jewish causes

    October 12, 2015 | 12:55 pm

    “Hey, Rabbi,” the bat mitzvah candidate said, “can I tell you about my mitzvah project? I’m raising money to help people join our synagogue if they can’t afford it.”

    I was impressed. And moved. And shocked.

    Why shocked?

    Many religious schools require that bar/bat mitzvah...

  • Jewish Advocacy, Guerrilla Style

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The set is a converted garage in Pico-Robertson. Eight Hollywood hopefuls dressed in T-shirts and cargo pants, holding shovels and frying pans, are waiting for the camera to start rolling.

    A boom mike looms overhead and a klieg light shines in their faces, but for screenwriter...

  • Malina ‘Bet’ and Won

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 8, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    Only after "The West Wing's" Joshua Malina won $50,000 for Bet Tzedek Legal Services on celebrity "Jeopardy!" May 2 did he stop worrying.

    He'd been agonizing since the show's producers called him last month, prompting what he calls a "two-week anxiety attack."

    The winner was...